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  • After the Dust Settles

    Weighing in on issues ranging from rent control and home construction to tax cuts and spending constraints, DS News untangles how the new landscape could impact housing and mortgage in 2019. ...

  • In Case of Emergency

    With natural disasters impacting housing markets around the country each year, how should REO managers prepare before and after disaster strikes? ...

  • The Challenges in Financial Services

    John Ansell III, Partner, Rosenberg & Associates spoke to DS News about how law firms can best work with servicers. Editor's note: This feature originally appeared in the November issue of DS News. ...

  • Slashing Through the Servicing Jungle

    Default servicing costs have skyrocketed over the past decade, leaving servicers lost in a jungle filled with compliance overhead, complicated investor rules, and unfair penalties. Editor’s Note: This feature appeared in the November issue of DS News. ...

  • Rebuilding Paradise

    More than a year after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island faces many challenges along the road to recovery. DS News spoke to industry leaders working to facilitate that process. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the November issue of DS News. ...

The 5 Best Practices for Diversity Success

Cut the ribbon on your company’s diversity and inclusion program with this quintet of actionable and achievable best practices that are easy to implement and even easier to maintain. This feature first appeared in the September issue of DS News, available now.

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Leading the Charge

With a storied history in civil rights, Stuart Ishimaru, Head of CFPB's Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, has spent his career fighting for equal opportunity—in the workplace, in the military, and throughout the country. Now, he’s taking the fight to the financial sector, leading the banking and lending industries down the path of diversity.

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Ask the Economist: Eddie Seiler

DS News sits down with Dr. Edward Seiler, Chief Housing Economist at Summit Consulting, to discuss HUD budget cuts, promoting homeownership, and more in this Q&A. Editor's Note: This article was originally featured in the July issue of DS News, available now.

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Homework Pays Off

Editors Note: This article was originally featured in the August issue of DS News. Mortgage and real estate-related investment opportunities abound throughout various securities and properties, as long as investors take the steps necessary to understand the underlying market conditions—and ...

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Bucking Stereotypes

Hard winds of change create turbulent waters. For law firms in the mortgage lending and servicing industry, the recent past has been a demanding era of intensive, costly regulation and auditing requirements—and an ongoing series of high-velocity legal battles from ...

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And the Verdict Is …

After spending time in prison for bank fraud, a former lawyer is using her story to help others traverse the ethical pitfalls business.

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The Eye of the Storm

When Lewis Lapham wrote, “The state of perpetual emptiness is, of course, very good for business,” he wasn’t referring to the U.S. foreclosure system.

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Counsels Corner: Eric Houser

DS News sat down with Eric Houser to talk the Supreme Court, HBOR, and some of the biggest cases of year. Editor’s Note: this special feature first appeared in the July issue of DS News, available now.

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Ask the Economist: Frank Nothaft

DS News sat down this Frank Nothaft, Chief Economist at CoreLogic to talk economics, health of the housing market, and growth. Editor’s Note: This special feature first appeared in the July issue of DS News, available now.

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Tip of the Iceberg

When will it end? The subject of mortgage mergers and acquisitions (M&A) has been written about extensively since 2010—many articles by yours truly—and at the rate things are going, we’re going to see many more.  Market consolidation in the independent ...

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